Current members of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce are invited to nominate business associates or themselves to be honored with one of five distinguished awards atthe Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 39th Annual Noche de Gala. The award recommender and recipient must be members in good standing (except the Carlos F. Cortes Humanitarian of the Year Award recipientor The Richard Barrera Award). Nominations must include examples of the company or person's involvement and specific accomplishments pertaining to the award for which they are being nominated. Nominations must be received at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce office by September 2nd, 2016 by 5:00p.m.
El Dorado Corporation of the Year Award
Presented to the corporation that has demonstrated and implemented initiatives that make a positive difference in the growth of Hispanic business.
Jesse F. Flores Hispanic Business of the Year Award
Presented to a business or organization that has been in existence more than five years.Presented to a Hispanic-owned company that most exemplifies excellence in entrepreneurial spirit, success in business and has demonstrated commitment to the community.
Hector Barreto, Sr. New Small Business of the Year Award
Presented to a business or organization that has been in existence less than five years and has shown growth in their business as well as demonstrated positive impact within the Hispanic community.
Carlos F. Cortes Humanitarian of the Year Award
This award is open to the public and is presented to an individual who best exemplifies the traits of volunteering, community service and tireless dedication to the well-being of the Hispanic community.
The Richard BarreraAward
This Award will recognize an individual who works in Corporate America, Government, or any other organization that has contributed to the mission of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City.
Please click here to download the nomination form. Submit nominations to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, attention Yani Vázquez-Cruz,2001 Grand Boulevard, Suite 700,Kansas City, MO 64108or email to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 2nd , 2016, by 5:00 p.m.